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Vega de San Mateo, Las Palmas

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Vega de San Mateo, Las Palmas

Municipality of Vega de San Mateo
Autonomous region: Canary Islands
Province: Las Palmas
Island: Gran Canaria
Area: 37.85 km²
some reads 38.15 km²
Population: 7,617 (2004)
Population density: 199.66/km²

southern part
850 m
snorthern part
Location: 28.01667/28°1' N lat.
15.51667/15°31' W long.
Municipal code: E-35033
Car designation: GC until 2001

Vega de San Mateo (latter part ISTAC, 2004), its density is 199.66/km² and the area is 37.89 km². Vega de San Mateo is located SW of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and W of Telde and is on a road linking to the capital as well as Telde and the northwestern part of Gran Canaria. The main industry are agriculture and tourism. Farmlands are situated in the valleys while the mountains covers most of Vega de San Mateo.

Historical population

Year Population Density
1991 6,153 -
1996 7,316 -
2001 6,979 183.65/km²
2002 7,575 -
2003 7,610 200.85/km²
2004 7,617 199.66/km²


Vega de San Mateo has schools, lyceums, a few gymnasia, churches, a post office and squares (plaza).

See also

External links

  • (town)
  • (county)
  • (public transport)
  • (walking)
North: Teror Northeast: Santa Brígida
West: Valleseco Vega de San Mateo East: Valsequillo de Gran Canaria
Southwest: Tejeda South: San Bartolomé de Tirajana

Coordinates: 28°1′0″N 15°31′0″W / 28.01667°N 15.51667°W / 28.01667; -15.51667

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